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Griffith City Library is living up to its reputation as a one-stop-shop for all your information and research needs, with a busy November ahead.

Whether you’re searching for ways to improve your overall health and wellbeing, you want to delve into your family history or you’re simply looking for ways to keep the kids amused, Griffith City Library has you covered.

Local dietitian Jessica Ammendolia and functional medicine practitioner Cassandra Irvin will join forces for a health and wellbeing Q&A style information session on Thursday, 8 November from 6pm to 7pm.

“My focus will be on nutrition and how stress can affect our hormones,” Ms Ammendolia said.

“We all lead busy lives and our diets sometimes reflect that. I’ll share practical advice to help improve overall health and wellbeing.” 

Ms Irvin will concentrate on gut health and the impact of our food choices.

“I get a lot of people coming to me with different gut issues,” she said.

“I’ll be looking at how stress and our busy lifestyles can influence our gut health.”  

Children are welcome to come along, with activities available to keep them occupied.

Light refreshments will be provided. To reserve your spot for the Health and Wellbeing Information Evening book online at

With a little help from Griffith City Library and the Griffith Genealogical and Historical Society you won’t have to dig too deep to reach the roots of your family tree.

Come along to the library on Wednesday afternoons throughout November, 3pm - 5pm to receive help researching your family history with local research professionals.

Presented by members of the genealogical and historical society, volunteers will demonstrate how to use different search engines and research resources to help you find the answers to any questions you may have.

Griffith City Library Manager Karen Tagliapietra said the classes were the ideal starting point for people wishing to research their family tree.

“Tracing your family history successfully involves a considerable amount of research from many sources and resources,” Ms Tagliapietra said.

“If you're new to researching your family history these classes will certainly help.”

Throughout November you will find all of the usual events, such as the Community Info Helpdesk on Thursday 1 November 2018 from 3pm - 5pm.  Access information on immigration, education, disability services, housing, legal issues, mental health services, alcohol & drug support, employment and sexual assault services.

Don’t forget Rhyme Time is on Tuesdays at 10am. This is an early literacy program for children aged 0 - 3 years where children sing-a-long and play musical instruments to nursery rhymes and popular music.

The ever-popular Storytime, held every Friday at 11am encourages a love of stories, books and reading and includes arts and craft. This is suitable for children aged 2 - 5 years old.

Seniors Saturday movie this month is The Book Shop on 24 November at 1pm and the Thursday Film Club movie is 'Tea with the Dames' on 15 November at 5pm.

For more information call the Library on 6962 8300.